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Dec 13, 2011 4:30am EST
. >>> face-to-face, former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky to hear his accusers today in court. >>> and shutdown, anti-wall street protesters trying to close west coast ports clash street protesters trying to close west coast ports clash with police. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, december 13th, 2011. >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. >>> we begin with breaking news, the deadly crash of two army helicopters in washington state. the two helicopters, based at ft. lewis mccord near olympia went down during a training mission last night. >> we're sad to report tonight that four army aviators were killed in an innocent with two army helicopters. >> two other service members were injured. the helicopters crashed in a remote training area south of olympia. the cause of the crash is not known. the army is investigating. >>> now the latest on the penn state sex abuse scandal and former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky. it's reported he continued coaching at a small pennsylvania college last year, even though he ha
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 12:00pm EST
.com. >>> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky waived his right to a preliminary hearing this morning just before it was about to start. the surprise move means his sexual abuse case will go straight to trial. as manuel gallegos reports the decision keeps his accusers protelling their stories at least for now. >> reporter: jerry sandusky walked out of court after waiving his preliminary hearing vowing to stay the course and prove his innocence. >> a fight for 4 quarters, we will wait the opportunity to present our side. >> reporter: the lawyer for the former football coach says this is a fight to the death and there will be no plea negotiations. >> we are not in anyway conceding guilt. in fact jerry is more adamant than ever in his innocence and expressing that at trial. >> reporter: 10 men accuse him of sexually abusing him when they were boys, several were expected to testify today. the lawyer for victim number 1, now 18, says his client is relieved. >> testifying means recounting and reliving those horrific experiences that he had to endure. >> sandusky's lawyer says h
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 7:00am EST
on the killing of a police officer, a father of five. >>> jerry sandusky's wife says the accusations against her husband are false, as he leaves jail and she comes under scrutiny for what she knew and when. we will hear more from dottie sandusky's first public statement in the case. >>> mitt romney heads to iowa as a new campaign ad targets newt gingrich's marital failures. we will tell you why romney is cuddly pushing harder to win over iowa republicans. >>> tim tebow, winning quarterback and a praying one but he is not the first and only athlete to bring faith to the field. we will talk about religion and the gridiron "early" this friday morning, december 9th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm erica hill. happy friday. >> happy friday erica and everybody. i'm jeff glor. chris wragge is off this morning. welcome back from d.c. >> thanks. nice to be back. boy, what a day yesterday. so many people on edge as we were watching the events unfold at virginia tech. we want to begin with the latest this morning from virginia tech which is of course an ugly
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 4:00pm EST
says happened between jerry sandusky and a young boy in a locker room shower. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> a penn state football coach takes the stand today at a preliminary hearing with school officials. mike mcqueary testifies that he did see jerry sandusky sexually molesting a boy. >> reporter: penn state assistant football coach, mike mcqueary left the courthouse after giving damning testimony against jerry sandusky and two other college officials. mcqueary testified that he saw sandusky having what he believed to be sexual intercourse with a 10- or 12- year-old boy in a campus shower in 2002. mcqueary said when he entered the locker room, he heard, quote, rhythmic slapping sounds and that he shockingly and surprisingly saw jerry in the shower with a boy. he was behind the boy in a very, very, very close position, holding the boy's waist, the boy's hand up against the shower wall. mcqueary said he didn't try to stop it or call the police because sandusky and the boy separated before he left the locker room. he testified he
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. jerry sandusky goes to court with at least five men who will testify today that the former penn state defensive coordinator sexually abused them. we will have a live report from the courthouse. >>> president obama wants to extent the payroll tax cut, but now he's threatening to veto a republican plan that would do just that. find out what else is in that bill and why the democrats don't like it. >>> with the last u.s. troops leaving iraq this month, we'll have former vice president dick cheney if he thinks the u.s. won the war and what he thinks will happen next. >>> and the russian billionaire who owns an nba team says he'll challenge strong man vladimir putin in next year's election. we'll hear what makhali prokohrav told "60 minutes" on this tuesday, december 13th. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning everyone. i'm jeff glor. >> i believe it is. you said december 13th and i realized we're only 12 days from christmas. >> the countdown is on baby. good morning. >> lots to get to this morning. we begin with morning with the swrarry sa
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 11:00pm EST
developments in another sex scandal, jerry sandusky is behind bars facing new charges brought by new accusers. they give testimony about the attacks. and we have more from pennsylvania. >> reporter: 67-year-old jerry sandusky was led away from his home wearing a track suit. he was slapped with 12 new charges wednesday from two new accusers. the attorney said if he had been notified the client would have turned himself in. >> if this is the way it will be handled by the other side, we can do things to kind of make it miserable, too. >> he was charged on november 5th. he acknowledged showering and playing around with boyce but never abecaused -- abused them. he face, 5 0 counts including abuse that occurred on the penn state campus. he is behind bars here in pennsylvania held on $250,000 bail. prosecutors were pushing for 1 million. the accusers said they met him through his second mile charity. victim 9 said he was abused in a basement bedroom in his home. he testified that at least once he screamed for help knowing that his life was up stairs but no one came to help him. if he does make bail
CBS
Dec 14, 2011 7:00am EST
after jerry sandusky left court. his lawyer indicated the alleged victims made up his stories and one of the accuser called sandusky a coward. >> cbs news correspondent armen keteyian is in bellefonte pennsylvania, with more on that five-minute hearing. >> reporter: a much much much quieter day than it was here yesterday morning a day in which jerry sandusky waived his right was about to face his accusers in court. now it appears we are headed to trial. in a day filled with high drama, two law enforcement sources told cbs news the prosecution is not entertaining a plea bargain in the case. a hard line stance more than matched by sandusky attorney joe amendola. >> be no negotiations. this is a fight to the dem. this is to fight a jerry sandusky's life. >> reporter: sandusky had entered the center county courthouse under heavy security holding his wife dottie's hand but he didn't stay long. as he walked out of court after the ten-minute hearing he used a football reference to profess his innocence. >> stay the course and fight for fourth quarters. we will wait th
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
's eyewitness news at noon, the wife of former penn state football coach jerry sandusky is speaking out. what she has to say about the charges against her husband. >>> the occupy wall street movement takes on the set of a national tv show. details on that coming up. >>> a gorgeous day here at the start of the weekend, what comes next in your complete first warning weather forecast, which is still coming up. >> complete coverage continues with don scott, jessica kartalija and first warning weather, with marty bass, and meteorologist tim williams. it is wjz, maryland's news station. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for our best price online -- just $79.99 a month for two years with a 2 year agreement. it's an amazing holiday deal. but don't wait. it's only available for a limited time. so go to verizon.com/superoffer to sign up. act now and we'll add a special bonus -- $300 back. fios delivers the best picture quality, plus america's fastest, most
CBS
Nov 30, 2011 11:00pm EST
. >>> even more shocking details emerge in jerry sandusky's sexual abuse case. >>> arsenic in apple juice? you have heard the rumors, tonight an investigation confirms them. how to keep your children safe, next. >>> we'll start december with plenty of sunshine. i'll have a complete weather forecast coming up next. >>> complete coverage continues with denise koch, vic carter, kai jackson and first warning weather with bob turk and sport with mark viviano. it's wjz, maryland's news station. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's 40 degrees and clear in central maryland right now. the complete forecast is coming up. >>> an intense fire destroys a long standing business in indiana. witnesses say flames shot 50 feet in the air. the sounds of shattering glass could be heard for several blocks. the owner said the fire started in a woodburning furnace, no one was injured. >>> the dangers of street racing are caught by a man who just happened to be behind a a pair of corps vets. one of the cars loses control and ends up crashing into the other one. after reviewing the video police have arrested both with stree
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 5:00pm EST
on the link at the top of the home page. >>> former penn state football coach, jerry sandusky is arrested again. he faces 12 additional charges of sexual abuse, brought by two more alleged investments. sandusky is behind bars right now. >>> police watch jerry sandusky from his home, wearing handcuffs. the former penn state football coach, now faces 12 additional charges of sexually abusing two more young boys. that brings the total number of sex charges he faces to 52. and the number of alleged victims, to 10. before the arrest, sandusky's attorney responded to reports that another accuser had come forward. >> jerry has denied those allegations as he has the original allegations. but we're hoping we'll get more information as we proceed. >> reporter: the 67-year-old sandusky went on record, after the initial allegations, denying the charges, while admitting he was very physical with many boys, even sleeping with them alone in hotel rooms, showering with them touching their legs. sandusky says it was completely innocent. >> a lot of people find that inappropriate. but it's not criminal tha
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 7:00pm EST
reports jerry sandusky faces new charges after two more accusers came forward. anna. >> reporter: scott, tonight, jerry sandusky sits behind bars in this correctional facility here in center county, pennsylvania. his bail is set at $250,000. police arrested sandusky at his home shortly after 1:00 this afternoon. authorities took him into custody after the pennsylvania attorney general filed 12 new charges against him, including nine felonies, in connection with two new alleged victims whom the attorney general calls victim 9 and victim 10. according to the grand jury report, victim 9, now 18, described a pattern of repeated sexual abuse, including rape, beginning when he was 11 or 12 years old, and continuing until december 2008. which would make him the most recent alleged victim thus far. he said many incidents occurred in the basement bedroom of sandusky's home and he testified that at least once he screamed for help, knowing that sandusky's wife was upstairs. but no one ever came to help him. victim 10 also described how he spent most of his time in sandusky's basement and said that
CBS
Dec 14, 2011 4:30am EST
. the accused former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky remains free on bail this morning after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing. as many as eight of sandusky's alleged victims were ready to testify in court yesterday. sandusky faces 52 counts related to alleged child sexual abuse involving ten boys. sandusky insists he will prove his innocence. >> stay the course, fight for fourth quarters. we will wait the opportunity to present our side. >> prosecutors say 11 witnesses, including most of the alleged victims, were ready to testify at that hearing. a lawyer for one of them called sandusky a coward for not facing his accusers, but there was also a sense of relief. >> every time he has to tell it in preparation and otherwise, it relives those -- those ghastly moments for him and now he doesn't have to do that. >> meanwhile, sandusky's attorney is in some hot water for comments he made after the hearing was called off. joseph amendola said that if anyone thinks penn state officials knew about sandusky's alleged behavior and failed to act, they should think again. >> thei
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 11:00pm EST
. >>> site to the death. that's what jerry sandusky and his lawyers promise as they waive the preliminary hearing that would have brought sandusky and his accusers face to face in court. >> reporter: jerry sandusky told the cop -- told the crowd he would prove he is not guilty of child sex abuse. >> stay the course. >> the former penn state assistant football coach waived his preliminary hearing just before it was about to start. his lawyer said he waited until the last minute because he wanted prosecutors to agree to share vital information and also to spare his client from further accusations. >> all you would've heard would have been the criminal case. scenic sandusky's attorney says this is affected to death and there will be no plea bargain. the prosecution says it's ready to move on to a full trial. >> it will allow us to promptly advance the prosecution in this case to a just conclusions. >> several of the 10 men who accused sandusky of sexual abuse were set to testify. victim number 4 was supposed to tell his story first. >> his lawyer read a statement from his frustrated client.
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 6:00pm EST
. >>> surprise moves. jerry sandusky waives his right to a preliminary hearing. what he sayless after court. ,,, >>> it is just before 6:30. 41 degrees and clear. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. a surprise legal move by former penn state assistant coach, jerry sandusky. he waived his right to a preliminary hearing, meaning the case goes directly to trial. manuel gallegus reports for wjz. the decision spares a number of accusers from having to relive their stories on the stand. >> reporter: jerry sandusky told the outside court he would prove he is not guilty of child sex abuse. >> stay the course. fight for four quarters. we'll wait the opportunity to present our side. >> reporter: the former penn state assistant coach waived his preliminary hearing just before it was about to start. his lawyer says he waited until the last minute because he wanted prosecutors to agree to share vital information and also to spare his client from further accusations. >> what you would have heard would have been the commonwealth's case. not our case. because today is not the tim
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 6:00pm EST
what he saw between former coach jerry sandusky and a young boy. manuel gallegus reports from harrisburg. but first, we must warn you, some of what you are about to hear is disturbing. >> reporter: penn state assistant football coach, mike nothing mcqueary -- mike mcqueary left the courthouse giving damaging testimony against sandusky and two college officials. he testified that he saw sandusky, having what he believed to be sexual intercourse with a 10-year-old boy in the shower in 2002. he said he heard quote rhythmic slapping sounds and that he shockingly and surprisingly saw jerry in the shower with the boy. that jerry was behind the boy, in a very, very close position, holding the boy's waist, the boy's hands, up against the shower wall. mcqueary said he didn't try to stop it or call police because sandusky and the boy separated before he left the locker room. he testified he didn't say anything to sandusky, who looked back at him with a blank stare. >> reporter: mcqueary said he immediately called his father. the next morning, he met with coach joe paterno and told him e
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. a penn state sexual abuse suspect jerry sandusky arrested without warning after two more men accuse him of molesting him as children. we will hear the new charges and reaction. >>> congress questions former governor and senator jon corzine over his failed wall street firm and 1.2 billion in investigators money is missing and we will go to to the hearing and see if corzine is answering questions. >>> plan b is safe to sell over the counter so why are they refusing to let them buy it without a prescription? >>> an underground mine that became a government security center and now protects some of the most iconic photographs "early" this thursday morning, december 8th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good thursday morning, everyone. i'm jeff glor. chris wragge is off this morning. and miss erica hill is in washington, d.c. this morning. erica, good morning. >> jeff, good morning to you here from washington. we will have a closer look at the race as it it's shaping up for 2012. also the increasingly important impact of so-called super packs
CBS
Dec 17, 2011 6:00am EST
giving damming testimony against jerry sandusky and others. he said he saw sandusky having what he thought was sex with a poi in the shower. >> he said he heard a rhythm slapping sound and he said that he did not try to stop it or call the police because he said that sandusky and the boy stopped it before he left the locker room. he said he said nothing to sandusky, who looked back with him at a blank stair. he said he told joe paterno without using graphic language. he said he saw severe sexual acts with a boy. the lawyers with the officials said it was his word against their clients -- had he heard that this boy in the shower was being in any way sexually assaulted, he would have remembered that. >> the two are charged with lying to the grand jury about what they knew, charges that they denied. >> the judge decided there is enough evidence to put the penn state officials on trial and there could be a force and even more sexual assault victims of the former assistant coach at sir cues. they said it was going on since 1969 and they know of at least two other items. that former coac
CBS
Dec 10, 2011 6:00am EST
jerry sandusky and how much his wife knewitant, but jerry sandusky's lawyer is saying that the damage has been done. >> we have no where to go, folks, but up, because public opinion convicted jerry sandusky. >> he is under house arrest. he returns to court on tuesday to face 50 counts of child sex abuse. several abusers are expected to tiff at the hearing. jerry sandusky is saying all of the accusations are false. >>> year and a day, that's how long the wife that the johnson will send in prison. she was sentenced for trying to cover up her husband's corruption. >> reporter: the judge said that lessee johnson knew this was tainted money. now, she is going to prison. he rushed into court and left with a one year one day prison sentence for hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars that jack johnson extorled from developers. here he is taking a bribe on camera. the case against ms. johnson was based on this year tam as the fbi raided her home. >> what do you want me to do with this money. they are banging. >> put it in your panties and walkout of the house. >> reporter: the judge did not
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 5:00pm EST
? and will players face criminal charges? >>> conflicting reports over the accuracy against jerry sandusky. >>> and how the white house is dealing with security concerns. >>> and we are tracking a winter warmup. bob will have more on what to expect in his winter forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,, -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ >>> the deadline for the towz to withdraw from iraq is only three weeks away. iraq is meeting with president obama to discuss the turnover. tara mergener reports. >>> president obama and iraqi prime minister nouri al-maliki stood side by side at arlington, laying a wreath for those who died fighting the war in iraq. al-maliki visited washington, as the u.s. prepar
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
on their conditions. >>> more victims and new sexual assault allegations, land former penn state coach jerry sandusky behind bars. he was arrested today and charged with abusing two more underaged boys. drew levinson reports for wjz with the latest. >> reporter: police watch jerry sandusky from his home, wearing handcuffless. the former penn state football coach now faces 12 additional charges of sexually abusing two more young boys. that brings the total number of sex charges he faces to 52. and the number of alleged victims to 10. before the arrest, sandusky's attorney responded to reports that another accuser had come forward. >> jerry has denied those allegations as he has the original allegations. but we're hoping we'll get more information as we proceed. >> reporter: the 67-year-old sandusky went on record after the initial allegation, denying the charges. while admitting he was very physical with many boys, even sleeping with them alone in hotel rooms. showering with them, and touching their legs. sandusky says, it was completely innocent. >> reporter: a lot of people find it inappropriate. bu
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 4:00pm EST
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CBS
Dec 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
down. the wife of jerry sandusky fires back at those who say she was aware of her husband's alleged abuse. >> i need the help of the united states government to answer the requests of the group that has held me for three and a half years. >> video surfaces of an american taken captive in eran -- iran. the new efforts to bring him home. >>> i'm mike schuh. the ceremonial ball being run to the site of the army-navy game. watch when it happens when eyewitness news continues. >>> bob will tell us what to expect for the weekend in your updated first warning forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> as we'll tells you, it's been a chaotic 24 hours at virginia tech. the campus is locked down after a police officer is shot and killed in a murder-suicide. among those caught up in the terrifying situation at the campus, many students, students who are here from maryland. wjz is live. >> police confirmed that the shooter was not enrolled at virginia tech university. and that has many vtu students relieved tonight. >> virginia tech police and students spent the last 24 hours on high alert. after a g
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 6:00pm EST
of jerry sandusky breaks her silence. what she's saying about these sex abuse claims tonight. >>> please help me. at home. >> a hostage's desperate plea, sent a year ago. find out why his family just released his call for help. >>> lawmakers on one side. law enforcement on the other. i'm pat warren. coming up on eyewitness news. finding the medical marijuana middle ground. >>> and your updated first warning weather forecast is coming up as well. ,,,,,, woman: we had been called up for the first time. wildfires were getting close to homes. at that moment, i got my first taste of just how important the guard is. announcer: be there for your community, at nationalguard.com. >>> the debate over medical marijuana -- marijuana in maryland had a new twist. those assigned to figure out how to administer it cannot agree on a plan. >> these marijuana users do something at the risk of conviction. >> i didn't want to do something illegal. but i was driven to eat and i feel better. >> do i want to do anything illegally, no. do i want to be able to get it legally? yes. >> reporter: baltimore native mo
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 4:00pm EST
>>> stunning move. a new strategy by jerry sandusky's lawyer. why the former penn state coach did not face his accusers in court. >> hi, everybody. here's what people are talking about. surprise decision. the man at the center of a child abuse case that rocks the campus of penn state, waives his right to a preliminary hearing. manuel gallegus reports now. >> jerry sandusky told the court he will prove that he is not guilty of child sex abuse. >> stay the course. or fight for four quarters. we'll wait the opportunity to present our side. >> reporter: he waived his preliminary hearing just before it was about to start. his lawyer says he waited until the last minute because he wanted prosecutors to agree to share vital information, and also to spare his client from further accusations. >> what you would have heard would have been the common case. not -- our case. >> sandusky's attorney says this is a fight to the death, and there will be no plea bargain. and they say it is ready to move to trial. >> it will allow us to promptly advance to the case, to adjust conclusion. >> reporter:
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 6:00pm EST
bet they did. >>> out on bail. how accused child abuser jerry sandusky able to come up with the cash? and what his wife say about the allegation. >>> i'm alex demetrick. coming up, an eagle in trouble. and the fight to save it. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> the lady ravens go shopping for a good cause. i'm monique griego. coming up, we'll have more on how they're making christmas happen for baltimore families. >>> chilly night ahead. stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the bald eagle may be a national symbol. but it takes local help to rescue alex demetrick reports, that's what happens. >> if a bald eagle can't fly, it can't feed or protect itself. >> i think because it was out there for so long, with not a lot of nourishment, that it was getting weaker. and jpped just didn't seem to do much. >> he responded when outdoorsman adam glasgow came through. after it was netted. he covered its head with a towel. >> and i slid down until i could get to its legs and feet. once i had its feet, i knew i would not get hit by the talons
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 12:00pm EST
. >>> more testimony from two school leaders, more on the allegations against jerry sandusky and that shower testimony. >> he said he saw him in a se veer hey sexual acts in a campus shower. he said that the boy was up against the wall facing the wall, his hands shoulder height on the wall and sandusky was behind him in a very, very close position and his hands around his waist. he said at first he did not know what he was seeing, it felt shocking, but he did not stop it and then he said he told the head coach about joe pa tear know, he said that paterno slumped back in the chair and said he knew it was tough, but he did the right thing. he said he later told the athletic administer and others about that sexual encounter he witnessed, but they did not report that to authorities and lied to the grand jury. he is charged with perjury and failed to report child abuse and could get seven years in prison if convicted. >>> if convicted, sandusky will likely spend the rest of his life in prison and the administer put back on leave. >>> more on that army soldier accused of leaking hu
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 12:00pm EST
to the web alert and look for a slide show on our web site as well. >>> jerry sandusky posted bail after being charged with more a bows charges. he used 2,500,000 in holdings and a certified check signed by his wife to post bail. >> he has posted bail after spending the night behind bars. the police arrested the former football coach at his home yesterday after two more young men came forward to charge him with sex abuse and now he is facing 12 sex abuse charges. the 9th and 10th accusers said they met him in the second-mile charity. this teen said that the contact started at 11 or 12 years old with hugging and rubbing and cuddling and tickling and that led to assaults and rape. he said many of these occurred at the basement bedroom in the home and one time he screamed for help because he knew that the wife was up stairs, but no one came to help. sandusky was arraigned yesterday in pennsylvania and people in court said his eyes were wide and he was quiet as the new charges were laid out. his attorney said he was upset he was arrested at home and he is facing 50 charges for assaults that
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 7:00pm EST
. jerry sandusky vowed today that he will fight charges that he sexually abused ten young boys while he was an assistant coach at penn state. there was supposed to be a pretrial hearing today with sandusky facing his accusers, but it ended before it began, leaving the lawyers to make their arguments on the courthouse steps. armen keteyian is in bellefonte, pennsylvania tonight. armen? >> reporter: good evening, scott. today was the first time we expected to hear from several alleged victims in the case, emotional testimony due to last all day. instead, we got a very different kind of drama. within minutes of judge robert scott calling the court to order, sandusky's attorney waived his clients' right to the hearing, triggering audible gasps inside a packed courtroom. the 67-year-old sandusky entered the county courthouse under heavy guard. he'll now be formally arraigned on january 11 where he is expected to plead not guilty to 52 counts related to child sex abuse involving ten boys over a span of 15 years. as he walked out of court today, he used a football reference to professor his in
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 4:30am EST
by penn state following allegations of sexual abuse involving one of his former assistants jerry sandusky. a key prosecution witness in the case is expected to testify tomorrow. anna werner reports. >> reporter: former penn state assistant coach mike mcqueary is among those expected to testify tuesday. mcqueary told a grand jury that in 2002, he saw jerry sandusky in a locker room shower on the penn state campus sexually assaulting a young boy. >> mr. sandusky, any comments? >> reporter: according to the grand jury report, he saw a boy he estimated to be 10 years old with his hands up against the wall being raped by a naked sandusky. but a local newspaper report raised new questions about whether mcqueary may have told a different story back then. "the harrisburg patriot news" quoting a source says after the incident, mcqueary went to his father's home where a family friend, dr. jonathan dranov, was also present. the newspaper said dranov reportedly said at the time mcqueary heard sex sounds and saw a young boy stick his head around the corner and an adult arm reach around and pull the bo
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 7:00am EST
. according to his lawyer a 19-year-old man claims coach jerry sandusky gave him whit key and molested him in the penn state athletic building when he was 12. next week, some plan to testify against him at a pretrial hearing. joining us from state college is jerry sandusky's lawyer joe amendola. have you spoken with your client about the latest claims? >> yes. we don't know about them at the present time. jerry denies those allegations as he has the original allegations but we hope to get more information as we proceed. >> so you're saying he is denying these along with the original ones. a lot of the alleged victims here have said and him speaking to you out to "the new york times" and bob costas, they feel re-victimized. do you believe the allegations most of the people have made are totally false? >> yes. as a matter of fact, jerry has maintained his innocence from the initial allegation back in 2008 which started off as an allegation of fondling and grew over several months into much more serious sexual activities. jerry has always denied any appropriate sexual contact with then kids a
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Dec 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
, involving former football coach, jerry sandusky. denise is in the newsroom with the efforts to recover. >> an emotional town hall meeting was held on campus. the school's leaders plan to raise money. >> sandusky was part of the penn state family. we all are. and i feel shame. >> the attorney for former assistant coach jerry sandusky says he has not discussed pleading guilty with his client. sandusky is charged with abusing eight boys over a 15- year period. another alleged victim, not involved in the criminal case, has filed the first lawsuit against sandusky and the university. kai? >> denise, thank you. penn state says they will donate a million and a half dollars to sex crime advocacy groups. the money will come from bowl game revenue. >>> several states in the west are hit by wind gusts, well over hurricane strength. the damaging weather causes widespread damage in hundreds of thousands of power outages. bigad shiban reports from southern california. >> reporter: powerful winds pushed around this trailer. also knocked over a dozen more tractor-trailers on highway 15 and shut down t
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Dec 17, 2011 8:00am EST
's shower nine years ago. did he do enough to stop the abuse? and what does this mean for jerry sandusky, the man at the center of the scandal? >>> busted. a wide receiver for the nfl chicago bears is accused of trying to start his own drug cartel. and having a list of players he allegedly sold to. how wide does this scandal go? >>> it's a wonderful movie. the jimmy stewart classic "it's a wonderful life" turns 65' we will talk to the two who played jimmy stewart's kids and what it's like to be a part of a wonderful celebration. >>> thanks to the post office some kids could get a visit from mr. clause himself. how wishes do really come true "early" this saturday morning, december 17th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> saturday in new york city. welcome. i'm rebecca jarvis. >> i'm russ mitchell. rebecca jarvis is up up up today! >> up up baby. >> what is in that coffee cup? >> it's the holidays i think. >>> a deal has been reached in washington to extend jobless benefits and social security payroll tax cut but only for two months. nancy cordes will fill us in a bi
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Dec 5, 2011 7:00am EST
and solve the debt crisis. we will tell you how the talks could affect the economy. >>> jerry sandusky. >> i'm attracted to young people, boys girls. >> we will hear more from his four-hour interview with "the new york times.." >>> this is the tiger woods we haven't seen in two years. we will see if the dramatic win means the old tiger is back "early" this monday morning, december 5th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> a good monday morning, everyone. i'm jeff glor. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill and chris wragge are off this morning. an ominous looking sky out there in new york city. coming up on the show, the kennedy center honors. on sunday president obama hosted a white house reception for this year's honorees and singers bosh rah barbara cook and neil diamond and yo-yo ma and sonny rollins and merle streep were all there. we will have much more from last night's celebration coming up later in the program. >> with caroline kennedy there. good stuff. >> maybe we will even sing. >> i don't know about that. >>> we begin with campaign 2012 where the repub
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Dec 13, 2011 6:00am EST
overnight. new allegations surrounding jerry sandusky. our sister station whp is reporting he coached the colleging pennsylvania as recently as last year, despite his failing a background check there. two players said he coached in secret from the pressbox. here is manuel gallegos to report these allegations come as he gets ready to go to court. >> reporter: jerry sandusky will face his accusers for the first time later today. as many as 10 men who accuse him of sexually abusing them when they were children will testify against him. sandusky's lawyer says his client is dreading the hearing. >> he is going to have to sit in a courtroom with a couple of hundred people i understand it is going to be filled to capacity, including members of his family and friends, who are going to listen to some of these young men say horrific things occurred between them and jerry. >> reporter: cbs news has learned mike mcqueary is scheduled to testify for the prosecution. the former penn state assistant coach who told a grand jury he saw sandusky in a locker room shower at the university having sex with
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Dec 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
hours after a lawsuit is filed against jerry sandusky, and risking arrest again, the new dispute mindi mccready is caught up in that could send her to jail. for these stories and the breaking news today at 4:00 right after [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for our best price online -- just $79.99 a month for two years with a 2 year agreement. it's an amazing holiday deal. but don't wait. it's only available for a limited time. so go to verizon.com/superoffer to sign up. act now and we'll add a special bonus -- $300 back. fios delivers the best picture quality, plus america's fastest, most consistent most reliable internet. spend the holidays saving money. switch to fios and get our best price online -- just $79.99 a month for two years with a 2 year agreement when you order online. save $840 in your first two years. and don't forget your special bonus -- $300 back. hurry, offer ends soon. go to verizon.com/superoffer. contact the verizon center for
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Dec 12, 2011 11:00pm EST
the young men that say accused them as children. jerry sandusky will be there too to hear their testimony. and his attorney says -- >> he's deading -- dreading it. as you can imagine. he's going to have to sit in a courtroom filled with people, including family and friends listen to these young men saying terrible things about he and his wife. >> reporter: mike mcquary is a former penn state assistant coach who said he saw sandusky in a shower sexually assaulting a young boy. >> reporter: sandusky will not testify tomorrow in a hearing. prosecutors have to accomplish the evidence against him. >>> a virginia man who escaped his captors will arrive home. kevin could not get away until this weekend. he is currently in the hospital being treated for dehydration. >>> mike hellgren reports, a city officer shot a man who he says advanced toward him armed with a gun. >> reporter: the chaotic scene unfolded after police responded to a call about a family disturbance in southwest baltimore. it was on moorley street in hillton parkway as you see on this map. when they got to the hospital, they fou
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Dec 16, 2011 11:00pm EST
quarterback to start witness. we are getting the clearest account yet of the rape accusations against jerry sandusky. >> he actually says he saw them in the locker room shower. >> hello, everybody. here's what people are talking about. explosive accusations today from the key witness in the penn state sex abuse scandal. today's critical testimony. >> reporter: penn state a physicist at football coach mike query left the courthouse after giving damning testimony. he testified he saw the having what he believed to be sexual intercourse with a 10 or 12-year-old boy in a cap a shower in 2002. he said as he entered the locker room he heard the rhythmic slapping sounds and that he shockingly and surprisingly saw jerry with a boy in the shower and that jerry was directly behind the void in a very, very close positions holding the boy's waist, the boy's hands up against the shower wall. he said he didn't try to stop it or call the police because sandusky and the boys separated before he left the locker room. he testified he didn't say anything to sandusky who looked back at him with a blank square.
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Dec 16, 2011 4:30am EST
jury he saw sexual abuse being committed by a former football coach jerry sandusky. he told school administrators tim curley and gary schultz about it. they are facing charges of perjury and not reporting the allegations. >>> author christopher hitchens has died after a battle with cancer. hitchence was known for his essays in "vanity fair" magazine and he was a frequent comem t m tator on television as well. and he wrote a good for atheist called "god is not great." christopher hitchens died of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cancer. he was 62 years old. >>> on the cbs "moneywatch," free shipping. ashley morrison is here with that and so much more. we love the word free, don't we? >> it is a sweet sound. >>> good morning. asian markets were up today on a plan to get the country's finances under control. both tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng gained half a percentage point apiece. >>> on thursday, stocks snapped a three-day slide. the dow was up 45 points, while the nasdaq ticked up almost 2. >>> wall street is bracing for what could be the biggest internet ipo since g
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Dec 6, 2011 5:00pm EST
network. >> am i drooling? >> yum. >>> still ahead at 5:00. prepared to testify against jerry sandusky. the important decision from the alleged victims of the penn state scandal. >>> a big payout for families at west virginia's deadly coal mine explosion. details of the historic settlement. >>> cruise ship tragedies. what police are saying about a woman's death and the fa,,,,,,,, >>> it is frief:30. 62 degrees with rain in the area. good evening, everybody. and thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. 900 gallons of gasoline. that's the explosive cargo firefighters were up against following a taker crash in prince george's county. alex demetrick reports on the collision and the long cleanup. >> heavily traveled route 3 in buoy was sealed off monday night after a car and two trucks collided. investigators say this box truck struck the rear car and swerved toward a second truck, hauling 900 gallons of gasoline. >> the driver apparently tried to evade the crash. struck the back of the box truck. and went into the median
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Dec 12, 2011 4:00pm EST
progresses. jerry sandusky is preparing to be in the same room with the men accused -- accusing him of sexual abuse. as anna werner reports, a new report discusses the accuracy. the preliminary hearing will be the public's first chance to hear some of the young men who claim sandusky sexually abused them. and his lawyer, joe amadola says ? >> well, he's dreading it. as you can imagine, he's going to have to sit in a courtroom, with a couple hundred people, i understand it's going to be filled to capacity, including members of his family and friends, who are going to listen to some of these young men say horrific things occurred between them and jerry. >> reporter: and cbs news has learned that a key prosecution witness is also scheduled to testify. mike mcqueary. mcqueary is the former penn state assistant coach, who told a grand jury that in 2002, he saw jerry sandusky in a locker room shower on the penn state campus, sexually assaulting a young boy. according to the grand jury report, he says he saw a boy he estimated to be 10 years old, with his hands up against the wall, being raped by a
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Dec 7, 2011 4:00pm EST
be a minimal security facility outside of the state. >>> arrested again. former penn state coach jerry sandusky is back in police custody. denise is in the newsroom with more. >> sandusky was just arraigned and is in a pennsylvania county bail, after being unable to post $250,000 bail in cash. he was arrested at his home this afternoon. he is being charged with two more counts of sexual abuse. both of the new accusers were part of sandusky's charity. sandusky is now facing more than 40 counts of child sex abuse. kai? >> penn state's long-time football coach joe paterno was fired last month for not reporting the alleged allegations against jerry sandusky sooner. >>> predawn raid. police in san francisco move in to occupy a camp. dozens of police cars, fire engines and ambulances, surrounded the blocked-off area. protestors say the police activity came as a surprise. officers gave demonstrators five minutes. 70 people were arrested. >>> emotional anniversary. it's been 70 years since the japanese attacked pearl harbor, sending the united states into world war ii. sandra hughes reports for wjz, fr
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Dec 13, 2011 5:00pm EST
of the pepper spray are not considered to be serious. >>> a surprise decision from jerry sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach, suddenly waives his preliminary hearing on sex abuse charges. manuel gallegus reports for wjz. his accusers are relieved but frustrated they didn't have the opportunity to testify. >> reporter: jerry sandusky told the crowd outside court, he would prove he is not guilty of child sex abuse. >> stay the course. fight for four quarters. we'll wait for the opportunity to present our side. >> reporter: the former penn state football coach, waived his preliminary hearing just before it was about to start. his lawyer says he waited until the last minute because he wanted prosecutors to agree to share vital information and also to spare his client from further accusations. >> what you would have heard would have been the case. not our case. because today is not the time for us to present our defense. >> reporter: sandusky says this is a fight to the death. and there will be no plea deal. it is time to move on to trial. >> it will allow us to promptly advan
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Dec 3, 2011 8:00am EST
at the center of the storm. f former assistant football coach jerry sandusky is speaking out to "the new york times." >> a new study about doctors who own their own equipment. they may be prescribing tests that you really do not need. that's coming up as well. >>> first, this is a pivotal day for herman cain, the republican presidential candidate, is in atlanta. he met with his wife for the first time since allegations of having a 13-year affair surfaced and he is expected to make a major announcement today. correspondent whit johnson is in our washington bureau with the new developments. whit, good morning to you. >> reporter: rebecca, good morning. a decision could come as soon as today on whether or not herman cain will stay in the race. he has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct but left the door open for a possible withdrawal. >> stay informed. because there's a lot of garbage out there on the internet. there's a lot of garbage out there on tv. there's a lot of garbage out there about me! don't you know? >> reporter: at a republican town hall, an early primary state of south caro
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Dec 9, 2011 11:00pm EST
complex in north carolina. >>> tonight there is growing scrutiny about jerry sandusky's sexual abuse of young boys and how much his wife knew about the attacks. but his lawyers say the damage to their family is already done. >> we have nowhere to go, folks but up because public opinion convicted jerry on november 5th. >> the former penn state assistant coach is on house arrest. he returns to court tuesday to face 50 counts of child sexual abuse. several accusers are expected to testify. dottie sandusky says all the accusations are false. >>> renewed hope about the faith of a retired fbi agent held hostage in iran. after four years of no news, his family had nearly given up. but tonight, they share the only clue that bob levinson could be alive. this video shows robert levinson a retired fbi agent who disappeared inside iran. >> i have been treated well. i need the help of the united states government to answer the requests of the group that has held me for three-and-a-half years. >> reporter: his family is releasing the tape it received last november and levinson's son david is sendi
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Dec 12, 2011 7:00am EST
of new stories. tomorrow, jerry sandusky's accuser are expected to answer questions themselves about their allegations that he molested them. the preliminary hearing will be the public's first chance to hear directly from some of the young men who claim sandusky sexual abused them as children. jerry sandusky will be there to hear their testimony too and as his lawyer joe amendola says. >> he is dreading it. he has to sit in a courtroom with a couple hundred people. i understand it's going to be filled to capacity, including members of his family and friends, who are going to listen to some of these young men say horrific things occurred between them and jerry. >> reporter: and cbs news has learned that a key prosecution witness is also scheduled to testify. mike mcqueary. he is the former penn state assistant coach who told a grand jury that in 2002, he saw jerry sandusky in a locker room shower on the penn state campus sexually assaulting a young boy. according to the grand jury report, he says he saw a boy he estimated to be 10 years old with his hands up against the wall, raped by
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Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm EST
for one young man who accused former football coach jerry sandusky of sexual abuse expects at least five to testify. sandusky denies any wrongdoing. >>> at any time, disgraced governor rod blagojevich could learn his fate for corruption in office. he was convicted for trying to sell president obama's senate seat after he was elected. prosecutors want him elected. blagojevich's attorney says that he has already paid a price and should get just a few years. >>> president obama heads to america's heartland, trying to sell his taxplan to the middle class. as danielle nottingham reports from washington, lawmakers have just four weeks to strike a deal or taxes will go up. >> reporter: president obama laid out his case for economic fairness in front of hundreds of supporters, packed into a kansas high school. >> this is a make-or-break moment for the middle class. >> reporter: the president channeled one of his predecessors to argue that all americans deserve a fair shot at financial security. republican president theodore roosevelt delivered a similar plea in the same small town of osawatamy m
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Dec 9, 2011 4:30am EST
coach jerry sandusky is free on bail, but his whereabouts are being electronically monitored. sandusky was released yesterday after posting the $250,000 bond. he was charged with molesting two other young boy charges. yesterday, his wife came to his defense. in a written statement, she says i am so sad anyone would make such a terrible accusation which is absolutely untrue. we don't know why these young men have made these false accusations, but we want everyone to know they are untrue. one alleged victim testified he was forced to perform sex acts in the sandusky's basement bedroom while sandusky's wife was upstairs. the former assistant coach faces 52 charges of child sexual abuse. he maintains his innocence. >>> occupy wall street protesters in boston defied a midnight deadline to leave their downtown encampment. protesters flooded into the streets following the deadline. at least two were arrested. up to 150 demonstrators lived at the camp. on wednesday, a judge ruled the city had the right to take the camp down. >>> on the cbs "moneywatch," overseas stocks took a tumble today. gro
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Dec 15, 2011 11:00pm EST
of thousands of iraqi vs. been injured in the war. >>> a lawyer for accused child molester jerry sandusky says he was misunderstood. sandusky, the former penn state football coach admitted showering with young boys. the lawyer said in an interview troubled youth sometimes have to be taught basic skills like "how to put soap on their body." well tonight attorney carl romeinger said he was speaking hypothetically and never said sandusky touched boys in the shower and two former penn state officials caught up in the scandall will be back in court tomorrow. they are accused of not reporting the abuse allegations and lying to a grand jury and in the claims of abuse involving former syracuse basketball coach bernie fine, a fourth accuser has come forward. the latest accuser says he lived with fine on and off for almost 40 years, but he may have a credibility problem because he's serving 16 years to life in prison for several burglaries. syracuse fired fine shortly after the first allegations were made public. >>> one final debate, the seven republican presidential candidates squared off for the last
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Dec 7, 2011 4:30am EST
penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky abused him at the age of 12. a preliminary hearing for sandusky will be held next tuesday. at least six of sandusky's ten accusers are expected to testify >>> a new study out this morning, says many cereals for kids are loaded with more sugar than dessert snacks. the report says the biggest offender is kellogg's honey smacks with one cup containing more sugar than a twinkie! and a cup of quaker oats cap'n crunch had more sugar than three chips ahoy cookies. that was one of my favorite ones. well, only 1 out of 4 careerealt the federal guidelines. >>> oops. the popular myth busters tv show had an accident, shall we say, while firing a cannon for an episode of the show. it happened in dublin, california. they hit a cannon ball but it was a bit off. it smashed all the way through a nearby house leaving holes in the door, the walls, and then through the window of a minivan outside. luckily, no one was hurt. >>> well, actor alec baldwin got in a dispute with a flight attendant on tuesday and kicked off an american airlines plane. according
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Dec 10, 2011 8:00am EST
'm betty nguyen in for rebecca jarvis. >> i'm russ mitchell. >>> jerry sandusky's wife could also be charged because she allegedly did not stop him. >>> also in explosive new charges, the president of the amateur union is being charged with abusing two athletes. >>> first, though, we begin with the republican race for the white house. with the clock ticking down on the iowa caucuses, the candidates meet tonight in des moines for another debate. cbs news national correspondent dean reynolds is there with details. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning, betty. well, every time the candidates engage each other is important, but now with the caucuses barely three weeks away, tonight's debate could be critical. for the front-runner and everyone else. before he can get much enjoyment out of his position at the head of the republican pact, newt gingrich is drawing fire. >> there is the 37 million dollars gingrich took from health and industry groups. >> reporter: his veneer of inevitability is gone and mitt romney is teaming up with supporters to bring gingrich back to earth. romn
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